Category: Bank Of Scotland


Top bankers face jail under tough new regime

The Times Aimee Donnellan Published: 6 March 2016 Crackdown: bankers found guilty of reckless misconduct will face jail sentences of up to seven years (Andrea Baldo/Getty Images) TOUGH new rules to punish rogue bankers will come into force tomorrow. Senior bankers…

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SFO rejects claim that it ignored tip-offs

The SFO recently asked the Treasury for £21 million to continue its current investigations Harry Wilson City Editor Published at 12:01AM, February 8 2016 A row has erupted between the Serious Fraud Office and one of London’s leading law firms…

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£12BILLION… The slump in profits from the taxpayer bailout of the banks in just seven months

By Alex Hawkes Financial Mail On Sunday PUBLISHED: 21:56, 6 February 2016 | UPDATED: 13:34, 7 February 2016 Grim: George Osborne claimed in June that the Treasury’s original stakes in RBS, Lloyds, Northern Rock and others would yield a £14…

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Jail Crooked ‘Fat Cat’ Bankers Don’t Reward Them!

Campaign created by Scott Simpson 10-1-2016 TO: GEORGE OSBORNE Restart the Financial Conduct Authority Investigation into Banking Culture Why is this important? We The TAXPAYERS Need to Change UK Banking Culture and STOP Product Mis-selling, Dodgy Loans, LIBOR Rigging and Huge…

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Corporate FatCat’s Beware

Evening Standard Martin Bentham Wednesday 6 January 2016 Fraud chief calls for tougher corporate prosecution laws Reforms: Serious Fraud Office chief David Green says large businesses with a culture of criminality are “not being brought to justice” Prosecutors should have US-style…

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Bank CEO sentenced to jail following £2.4m fraud

http://www.executive-grapevine.com/ Published: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:22am GMT A bank CEO has become one of the first business leaders to face jail-time for her actions during the financial crisis. Poppi Metaxas is the former CEO of Gateway Bank in California….

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George Osborne – The Bankers’ Toady!

Jan 1, 2016 Rowan Bosworth-Davies Financial Crime Expert Consultant George Osborne is facing serious accusations of forcing financial regulators to abandon a review into Britain’s banking culture, while under pressure from the banking industry’s biggest names. The Chancellor is “bowing”…

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Labour & Lib Dem Peers Voice Fury

Mirror 13:43, 14 Dec 2015 Updated 16:43, 14 Dec 2015 BY Dan Bloom The Tories have quietly scrapped a crackdown on fatcat bank bosses Going easy on the bankers: George Osborne The Tories have quietly dropped a crackdown on fatcat bosses who preside over reckless…

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Lords could derail Osborne’s plans to soften rules on banker accountability

The Guardian By Simon Bowers and Jill Treanor Sunday 13 December 2015 16.27 GMT Opposition peers proposing to amend Bank of England bill, which would unwind tougher regulation set up by the coalition in 2013 The Conservative party does not have…

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Kenneth Clarke: Put rogue bankers on trial

The Telegraph By Julie Henry 10:40AM BST 30 Jun 2012 Kenneth Clarke has said that it is easier to “get away with” financial crime than practically any other kind. The justice secretary said that the UK’s track record on prosecuting financial…

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